Coastal Harvesters learned this week that the community garden’s landlord wants the garden removed from its property in the next 30 days. Our volunteers have started dismantling infrastructure. We are reviewing options for a new garden site. Unfortunately, the late notice makes it impossible for us to plant a summer garden and harvest produce for sale at the Avon Farmers Market.

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Coastal Harvesters welcomes the Coastal Farmers Cooperative back to the 2014 farmers’ market in Avon.

For more information on the cooperative, click here.

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Community Garden Donates Produce to Area Food Pantries

April 29, 2013

Coastal Harvesters Inc. (CHI) grew 131 pounds of fresh vegetables for Hatteras Island’s food pantries this past season. The Salvo Food Pantry and the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men’s Food Pantry in Buxton received several donations of “cool weather crops” between February and April. Collards, kale, cabbage greens, spinach, lettuce and a variety of [...]

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Community Garden Donates Produce to Buxton Food Pantry

February 5, 2013

Coastal Harvesters Inc. (CHI) and Dare County Master Gardeners harvested and donated fresh, locally grown vegetables to the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men’s Food Pantry in Buxton this past week. Collards, kale and colorful mixed salad greens were picked at CHI’s Hatteras Island Community Garden.
The vegetable crop was planted with the [...]

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Winter Produce Survey

October 28, 2012

Coastal Harvesters is conducting a survey to identify types of winter produce that Hatteras Island residents would like to see grown in the community garden.
Survey results will be used to help make the garden self-supporting and help shape a youth entrepreneurship project.
The survey is short and will take only a few minutes to complete. [...]

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CHI Visits Community Garden in Conetoe, NC

September 4, 2012

On August 20, 2012, four Coastal Harvesters members visited the 17+ acre community garden run by 48 young people under the age of 18 and a handful of adult mentors in Conetoe, NC. Carol Bauer, Susan West, Shelby Kinnaird and Rick Kinnaird came away very inspired by the whole operation that feeds a community and [...]

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